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Posted by on Sep 4, 2013

Is This the Worst Resume Ever?

Is This the Worst Resume Ever?

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As an HR practitioner who has hired and interviewed thousands of candidates, there are things I like to see when it comes to your resume. Sometimes these suggestions and tips are related to personal preference like font style, layout and the flow of a resume. Other times, my suggestions like keeping your resume in neutral colors and in a word doc versus a .pdf are recommendations made based on HR and hiring technology used to filter and screen resumes called at ATS or applicant tracking system.

I came across this “interesting” resume this week. You can see it below. While entertaining, it has broken all of the resume rules and yet I might just give Joseph a call myself just to see what kind of guy he actually is? I admire his creativity. But the question is as a hiring manager, would you interview this guy after viewing this resume?

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About Jessica Miller-Merrell


Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR is workplace technology and social media strategist. She's the founder of Blogging4Jobs.com and mom to @ryleighmerrell. Follow her on Twitter, @blogging4jobs.

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